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Ya know I sleep with a porcupine for my pillow, And I'll fight a big ass drunk gorilla,
A mule done kicked me, didn't break my hide, And a rattlesnake bit me, then crawled off an' died....


Howdy people,

I'm Phil and I'm old, tired, bad tempered and stuck here in hell's creation because when Jesus moved out of Chicago the fucker left me behind. I have a Peacemaker in one hand, righteous rock 'n' roll scripture in the other, an ass pocket full of whisky and I'm mad as hell about it all. Smell bad too.

Folks down here in the south western badlands like their music sweet an' traditional but I don't 'cos all I like is loud as hell rock 'n' roll. Partial to some seriously jagged assed hillbilly blues picking and slide too.

Now, y'all might be thinking I'm just another drunken country redneck bigot but really I don't care which God you bother or what creed, colour or sex you are. Man, I don't even give a shit about which hole y'all stick yer dicks in. I just hate everybody.

And that's me folks. So here's to your good health and don't forget, keep the faith, your peace and when the snappers come a snappin', your dicks an' tits out of the water. Hell yeah!

Phil

5 March 2013: Diamond Dawn: Overdrive
28 February 2013: Hancox: Vegas lights
21 February 2013: Guns Of Glory: On The Way To Sin City
21 February 2013: Taste: 'Taste'
21 February 2013: Crowns: 'Stitches In The Flag'
4 February 2013: Lucero: 'Women & Work'
4 February 2013: Pink Cream 69: 'Ceremonial'
4 February 2013: Ferocious Dog: 'Ferocious Dog'
10 December 2012: Blackwolf: 'Taking Root'
10 December 2012: Tongue: 'Who Fired The Workers Of Happiness Factory?'
6 December 2012: Jimi Jamison: 'Never Too Late'
6 December 2012: The Jac Dalton Band: 'Icarus'
29 November 2012: Whyzdom: 'Blind?'
29 November 2012: Reign Of Fury: 'World Detonation'
29 November 2012: Royal Republic: 'Save The Nation'
26 November 2012: Soleil Moon: 'On The Way To Everything'
26 November 2012: Bisongrass: 'Bisongrass'
26 November 2012: Texas Hippie Coalition: 'Peacemaker'
14 November 2012: Fullforce: 'Next Level'
14 November 2012: Fontanelle: 'Vitamin F'
14 November 2012: ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of The Dead: 'Lost Songs'
8 November 2012: Issa: 'Can't Stop'
8 November 2012: Pelt: 'Effigy'
8 November 2012: GTS: 'Tracks From The Dustshelf'
3 November 2012: Beverley McClellan: 'Fear Nothing, Tour Edition'
3 November 2012: Pavilions: 'Pavilions'
3 November 2012: The Fat Dukes Of Fuck: 'Honey From The Lips Of An Angel'
24 October 2012: Ikil Oriion: 'Paranoise Void'
24 October 2012: Howl Griff: 'Fragile Diamond'
24 October 2012: Ash Grunwald: 'Trouble's Door'
8 October 2012: Ten: 'Heresy And Creed'
8 October 2012: Wildestarr: 'A Tell Tale Heart'
5 October 2012: Cannon: 'Burning Love'
4 October 2012: Oslo Ess: 'Verden På Nakken, Venner I Ryggen'
1 October 2012: Night Ranger: '24 Strings & A Drummer - Live & Acoustic'
26 September 2012: Alberta Cross: 'Songs Of Patience'
24 September 2012: The Whiskey Syndicate: 'Right Side Of Crazy'
24 September 2012: Volksmetal: 'Volksmetal'
21 September 2012: Eldorado: 'Antigravity Sound Machine'
21 September 2012: Kix: 'Live In Baltimore'
19 September 2012: Danko Jones: 'Rock And Roll Is Black And Blue'
10 September 2012: Lynyrd Skynyrd: 'Last Of A Dyin' Breed'
10 September 2012: JD & The FDCs: 'Recognise'
8 September 2012: Neal Morse: 'Momentum'
4 September 2012: Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell: 'Don't Hear It, Fear It'
4 September 2012: Black Light Burns: 'The Moment You Realize You're Going To Fall'
20 August 2012: Hotel Diablo: 'The Return To Psycho, California'
20 August 2012: Pride Of Lions: 'Immortal'
15 August 2012: Black Magician: 'Nature Is The Devil's Church'
15 August 2012: Beardfish: 'The Void'
3 August 2012: Scott Kelly, Steve Von Till And Wino: 'Songs Of Townes Van Zandt'
31 July 2012: Firebird: 'Hot Wings'
30 July 2012: Grand Magus: 'Wolf's Return' and 'Iron Will'
28 July 2012: Blackmore's Night: 'A Knight In York'
28 July 2012: Scott Kelly And The Road Home: 'The Forgiven Ghost In Me'
26 July 2012: Whiskeydick: 'The Wicked Roots' And 'Drunk As Hell'
24 July 2012: Slowburner: 'Rockin' The Blues'
24 July 2012: Joanna Dean: 'Misbehavin''
21 July 2012: Paul Bridgewater: 'The Other Side Of The Sun'
19 June 2012: Blindside Blues Band: 'Live From Bonn, At The Crossroads' And 'Generator'
19 June 2012: The Chasing Dark: 'The Chasing Dark' EP
19 June 2012: Wille And The Bandits: 'Breakfree'
12 June 2012: Blackberry Smoke: 'The Whippoorwill'
12 June 2012: Malice: 'New Breed Of Godz'
7 June 2012: Vengeance And The Panther Queen: 'We Who Feel Our Lobes...'
6 June 2012: Delain: 'We Are The Others'
6 June 2012: Savage: 'Sons Of Malice'
4 June 2012: Joe Bonamassa: 'Driving Towards The Daylight'
31 May 2012: Driver: 'Countdown'
31 May 2012: The Given Motion: 'Human Dictionary
31 May 2012: Empires Of Eden: 'Channelling The Infinite'
25 May 2012: Hawkwind: 'Onward'
25 May 2012: Recluse: 'Crooked Heart'
23 May 2012: Mydra: 'Mydra'
18 May 2012: Kevlar Bikini: 'Explosidisiac'
18 May 2012: Hartmann: 'Balance'
16 May 2012: U.D.O.: 'Celebrator'
16 May 2012: Great White: 'Elation'
14 May 2012: Hardline: 'Danger Zone'
8 May 2012: Katana: 'Storms Of War'
8 May 2012: The Murder Of My Sweet: 'Bye Bye Lullaby'
3 May 2012: Gotthard: 'Firebirth'
3 May 2012: High On Fire: 'De Vermis Mysteriis'
3 May 2012: My Dynamite: 'My Dynamite'
26 April 2012: Bible Of The Devil: 'For The Love Of Thugs And Fools'
26 April 2012: Crystal Viper: 'Crimen Excepta'
25 April 2012: Ribozyme: 'Presenting The Problem'
25 April 2012: 3 Inches Of Blood: 'Long Live Heavy Metal'
24 April 2012: Cancer Bats: 'Dead Set On Living'
18 April 2012: Emmure: 'Slave To The Game'
17 April 2012: Torche: 'Harmonicraft'
12 April 2012: Shinedown: 'Amaryllis'
11 April 2012: Frames: 'In Via'
9 April 2012: Craaft: 'Second Honeymoon'
9 April 2012: Eklipse: 'A Night In Strings'
9 April 2012: Boulevard: 'What's Up'
9 April 2012: Help! For Japan: 'Charity Help'
9 April 2012: Mike Paradine Group: 'Death In The Family'
9 April 2012: Frozen Rain: 'Ahead Of Time'
9 April 2012: Mekong Delta: 'Intersections'
7 April 2012: Tokyo: 'San'
5 April 2012: Accept: 'Stalingrad'
3 April 2012: Ministry: 'Relapse'
28 March 2012: Michael Thompson Band: 'Future Past'
27 March 2012: Mad Max: 'Another Night Of Passion'
23 March 2012: Tyketto: 'Dig In Deep'
22 March 2012: The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing: 'This May Be The Reason Why The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing Cannot Be Killed By Conventional Weapons'
21 March 2012: Astra: 'The Black Chord'
16 March 2012: The Safety Fire: 'Grind The Ocean'
14 March 2012: Hangfire: 'Shoot The Crow'
12 March 2012: Sonic Station: 'Sonic Station'
8 March 2012: Will Wallner And Vivien Vain: 'Will Wallner And Vivien Vain'
6 March 2012: Jack Blades: 'Rock n' Roll Ride'
5 March 2012: Silent Opera: 'Immortal Beauty'
27 February 2012: Dio: 'The Last In Line'
27 February 2012: Cold Rush: 'Disclosing The Vicious Seeds'
24 February 2012: Axel Rudi Pell: 'Circle Of The Oath'
21 February 2012: Reckless Love: 'Animal Attraction'
16 February 2012: Dear Superstar: 'Damned Religion'
10 February 2012: Woods Of Ypres: 'Woods 5: Grey Skies And Electric Light'
9 February 2012: Rock In Your Pocket: 'Gutterdub'
30 January 2012: Wykked Wytch: 'The Ultimate Deception'
29 January 2012: Black Messiah: 'The Final Journey'
26 January 2012: Nitrogods: 'Nitrogods'
24 January 2012: Astral Doors: 'Jerusalem'
23 January 2012: Tyla J Pallas: 'Quinquaginta'
19 January 2012: Sep7ember: 'Strange Ways Of Going Home'
16 January 2012: Lay Siege: 'Obolus'
10 January 2012: 77: 'High Decibels'
8 January 2012: Beyond The Bridge: 'The Old Man And The Spirit'
6 January 2012: Stahlmann: 'Quecksilber'
28 December 2011: The Sun Explodes: 'Emergence'
15 December 2011: Beggars & Thieves: 'We Are The Brokenhearted'
13 December 2011: Hate Gallery: 'Viva La Resistance'
12 December 2011: RevCo: 'Got Mixxx?'
12 December 2011: Royal Hunt: 'Show Me How To Live'
8 December 2011: Superbutt: 'Music For Animals'
7 December 2011: Yes: 'In The Present – Live From Lyon'
6 December 2011: As I Lay Dying: 'Decas'
5 December 2011: Sonic Youth: 'Hits Are For Squares' plus '1991: The Year Punk Broke' DVD
24 November 2011: Cirith Ungol: 'Servants Of Chaos'
23 November 2011: Vanderbuyst: 'In Dutch'
23 November 2011: Fate: 'Ghosts From The Past'
22 November 2011: Mecca: 'Undeniable'
22 November 2011: SoulHealer: 'The Kings Of Bullet Alley'
16 November 2011: The Morning After: 'Legacy'
15 November 2011: Harpoon: 'Deception Among Birds'
15 November 2011: Grand Illusion: 'Prince Of Paupers'
14 November 2011: Single Bullet Theory: 'IV'
7 November 2011: Astrofaes: 'Dying Emotions Domain'
7 November 2011: Buck Satan & The 666 Shooters: 'Bikers Welcome! Ladies Drink Free'


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British classic Metallers Absolva are delighted to announce the appointment of new bassist Karl Schramm...

manowar MANOWAR ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM PLANS AND UPDATED TOURING SCHEDULE
Manowar will headline Loud Park Festival in Tokyo on October 18th 2014 and will then resume the 'Kings Of Metal MMXIV' World Tour...

skyscraper SKYSCRAPER RELEASE VIDEO FOR 'MONDAY MORNING'
This dynamic band has been taking critics by storm with their inimitable brand of melodic hard rock...

the more i see THE MORE I SEE ANNOUNCE OCT/NOV TOUR WITH SAVAGE MESSIAH AND BULL RIFF STAMPEDE
Featuring world renowned guitarist Gizz Butt, the band always deliver incredible live shows that combine passion, energy and breathtaking musicianship...

devin townsend DEVIN TOWNSEND REVEALS Z DETAILS AND ANNOUNCES SPECIAL ROYAL ALBERT HALL PERFORMANCE
Devin Townsend is extremely pleased to announce the release of long-awaited new double-album...

blastfest AT THE GATES, DARK FUNERAL, ROTTING CHRIST AND MORE ANNOUNCED FOR BLASTFEST 2015
Bergen, Norway, former home of the legendary Hole In The Sky Festival and considered thee black metal capital of the world...

exodus EXODUS REVEAL SPECIAL GUESTS ON NEW ALBUM 'BLOOD IN, BLOOD OUT'
Bay Area thrash Metal provocateurs Exodus proudly announce the special guests appearing on their latest showcase of unrefined rage...

panzer PANZER STREAMING LYRIC VIDEO FOR 'THE LAST MAN ON EARTH'
Brazilian thrash/stoner act Panzer have just released a new lyric video on for the second track of the album 'Honor'...

bush BUSH ANNOUNCE OCTOBER 20th RELEASE FOR 'MAN ON THE RUN'
Multi-platinum alt-rock band Bush have announced an October 20th release date for their highly anticipated new album...

absolva ABSOLVA RELEASE VIDEO FOR 'LIVE FOR THE FIGHT'
The video features Luke Appleton (Iced Earth) who is playing bass for the band on the forthcoming European Tour...

giants of rock GIANTS OF ROCK FESTIVAL: FIRST BANDS ANNOUNCED
The reformed Family and pomp rockers Magnum will headline the event...

weapon uk ESTRELLA TO SUPPORT GILBY CLARKE ON TOUR AND ANNOUNCE A NEW SINGLE
The band are currently gearing up for a thirteen date trek with Clarke that includes dates in Wakefield, London and Edinburgh...

weapon uk WEAPON UK ANNOUNCE TOUR DATES FOR NOVEMBER
Weapon UK have tour dates confirmed in support of their critically acclaimed album 'Rising From The Ashes'...

amulet AMULET DEBUT ALBUM 'THE FIRST' RELEASED IN SEPTEMBER: FIRST TRACK NOW ONLINE
The album track 'Mark Of Evil' has just been uploaded to Soundcloud. Raise your fists and bang your heads on this one...

michael schenker MICHAEL SCHENKER'S GUITARS STOLEN FROM GERMAN RECORDING STUDIO
German police are examining evidence and the studio for fingerprints and DNA evidence to help catch the criminals...

jimi jamison JIMI JAMISON OF SURVIVOR PASSES AWAY AGED 63
Jimi Jamison, lead singer of Survivor, very sadly passed away on Sunday night...

distorted harmony DISTORTED HARMONY UNLEASH FOOTAGE FROM 'CHAIN REACTION LIVE!'
The Tel Aviv quintet are looking forward to bringing their show to Europe this November...

ensiferum ENSIFERUM TO BEGIN RECORDING SIXTH STUDIO ALBUM NEXT MONTH
"We are convinced that this will be a ground breaking album for us and the whole genre. Modesty? What's that?"...

les-fest wildfire LES-FEST WILDFIRE ANNOUNCES FURTHER ACTS FOR SUMMER 2015
Max Raptor, Anihilated and more join the stellar array of main stage bands...

mystery deeexpus THE HOUSE OF PROGRESSION & THE MERCH DESK PROUDLY PRESENT MYSTERY & DeeEXPUS LIVE
It's a night of Prog at The Borderline on Tuesday 9th September, one of three chances to see this unique pairing...

butcher babies BUTCHER BABIES ANNOUNCE DETAILS FOR UPCOMING 'UNCOVERED' EP
The breakthrough Metal act have chosen five of their favourite tracks to get a makeover...

avenged sevenfold AVENGED SEVENFOLD RELEASE NEVER BEFORE SEEN ORIGINAL VIDEO FOR 'UNHOLY CONFESSIONS'
Take a fresh look at the 2004 track taken from the essential 'Waking The Fallen: Resurrected'...

reckless ambition RECKLESS AMBITION AND DIRTY LIONS TO PLAY THE ROCK PATCH THIS SATURDAY
Anyone who hasn't seen Reckless Ambition, then you are in for a real treat...

meshuggah MESHUGGAH ANNOUNCE 25TH ANNIVERSARY SHOWS IN EUROPE
Celebrate 25 years of musical deviance on this tour which includes a date a London's Roundhouse...

mr big MR. BIG CHANGE RELEASE DATE FOR NEW ALBUM "...THE STORIES WE COULD TELL"
The original line-up are back with some of their most powerful material to date and their signature hard rock sound...

well eavy 'WELL 'EAVY - VOL. 1' COMPILATION TO BE RELEASED BY HANGMAN - AMULET'S OWN LABEL
Get down to the free entry release party in Camden on 29th August...

slipknot DEF LEPPARD TO PERFORM NFL PRE-GAME SHOW AT FIRST LONDON NFL GAME OF 2014
Joe Elliott: "I know what the atmosphere in the ground is like for 'our' football so I'm really looking forward to performing there before the NFL game..."

slipknot SLIPKNOT REVEAL NEW ALBUM AND TOUR INFORMATION
'.5: The Gray Chapter' will be released on October 21 followed by US dates with Korn...

hard rock hell HARD ROCK HELL 8 ANNOUNCES MORE ACTS
The Vintage Caravan, Blue Pills, Horisont, Spiders and Santa Cruz have been added to the line up for November...

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